Parectypodus sylviae Rigby, Jr. 1980 (multituberculate)

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Neoplagiaulacidae

Alternative combination: Ectypodus sylviae

Synonym: Parectypodus pattersoni Sloan 1987

Full reference: J. K. Rigby, Jr. 1980. Swain Quarry of the Fort Union Formation, Middle Paleocene (Torrejonian), Carbon County, Wyoming: geologic setting and mammalian fauna. Evolutionary Monographs 3:1-178

Belongs to Parectypodus according to R. Secord 1998

See also Rigby 1980 and Sloan 1987

Sister taxa: Parectypodus armstrongi, Parectypodus clemensi, Parectypodus corystes, Parectypodus foxi, Parectypodus lunatus, Parectypodus sinclairi, Parectypodus sloani, Parectypodus trovessartianus, Parectypodus vanvaleni

Type specimens:

  • Parectypodus sylviae: Its type locality is Swain Quarry, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Wyoming
  • Parectypodus pattersoni:

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Canada (2: Alberta collections), United States (5: Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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